Always a nature lover tries to search for a place that has gigantic mountains and gorgeous waterfalls. So, today it is the best day for nature lovers as today we bring the fantasy land that is known as the land for nature lovers. Let’s have a look:
Places to visit in Tripura:
1. Ujjayanta Palace, Agartala
The palace was constructed between 1899 and 1901 by the Tripura king, Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya, and stands on the banks of a small lake surrounded by Mughal gardens. It was the home of the ruling Manikya dynasty until the Tripura`s accession to India in October 1949.
The palace was purchased from the royal family by the Tripura government in 1972-73 for Rs. 2.5 million, and was used to house the state legislative assembly until July 2011. Ujjayanta Palace is now a state museum and it showcases the lifestyle, arts, culture, tradition and utility crafts of communities residing in northeast India.
2. Neermahal, Melaghar
Known as ‘lake palace’ of Tripura, Neer-Mahal was constructed as a summer residence. It was Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Bahadur’s idea to build a palace in the beautiful Rudrasagar lake and in 1921 he accredited the British company Martin and Burns to construct the palace for him. The company took nine years to complete the work.
3. Sipahijola Wildlife Sanctuary, Bishalgarh
It is a woodland with an artificial lake and natural botanical and zoological gardens. It is famous for its clouded leopard enclosures. The sanctuary contains a variety of birds, primates, and other animals.
The terrain is green throughout the year and the weather is temperate except for the two humid summer months of March and April. It gives shelter to about 150 species of birds and the unique bespectacled monkey, Phayre’s langur.
4. Tripura Sundari Temple, Udaipur
Popularly known as Matabari, crowns in a small hillock and is served by the red-robed priests who traditionally, minister to the mother goddess Tripura Sundari. Considered to be one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, consists of a square type sanctum of the typical Bengali hut. It is believed that Sati’s right foot fell here during Lord Shiva’s Dance.
5. Mahamuni, Manubankul village
A beautiful pagoda was also built at Mahamuni. A famous week long fair is held every year in the month of March-April.
The Temple attracts thousands of Buddhist and non-Buddhist pilgrims from every corner of the state as well as from neighboring countries like Myanmar, Thailand, Srilanka, and Bangladesh.
Less than one crore means that Unakoti, indicating that a number of rock carvings and the murals of Hindu idol can be seen here. Originally, it is a Saivite pilgrimage Gods and Goddess turned into stone by the curse of Lord Shiva.
7. Jagannath Temple
In the center of Ujjayanta Palace Ground, Jagannath Temple is located. The exterior of the temple belongs to an Islamic architecture, on the other hand, the interior of the temple is beautifully decorated with the Hindu style. It is not necessary to say that Lord Jagannath is the major god of this temple, but Balaram and Devi Subhadra are worshiped with Jagannath Dev.
8. Tripura Government Museum
In 1970, the Tripura Government Museum was rooted to display Tripura culture and heritage. This museum is rich in unique stone carvings, archaeological objects of Tripura, a bizarre collection of old coins and many others. Even the enthusiastic traveler can experience so many evidence of the past and present life of Tripura.
9. Sipahijala Wildlife Sanctuary
Sipahijala Wildlife Sanctuary is surrounded by about 19 km of area and contains about 150 species of local and migratory birds, orchids, wildlife, boating entertainment, elephant rides, botanical gardens, coffee and rubber gardens, and many more. Spectacle monkey is a unique and special attraction of Sipahijala Wildlife Sanctuary.
10. Rabindra Kanan
Slowly bundled up the southern part of the Raj Bhavan, the spread of “Rabindra Kanan”, an amusement ground with rich vegetation and a pile of flowers is the favorite place for youth and teens. Apart from flower varieties, “Puppet house” is the main attraction of Rabindra Kanan.
11. Nehru Park
situated Park is located in P.N complex at Gurkhabasti, Tripura. Due to the calm and quiet surroundings around this park, it attracts thousands of visitors. There’s a wide variety of colorful flowers, artworks, and statues beckon lovers and teens loves to roam everywhere in the park. This park offers to live peacefully in the lap of nature.
12. Jampui Hills
Jampui Hill is 200 km away from Agartala, the capital of Tripura. This is the highest mountain range which makes the boundary of Mizoram. Eye-catchy landscapes and refreshing climate is the main attraction of the Jampui Hills. In addition to welcoming the beautiful climate, the amazing orange garden, sunrise and sunset points, the lush vegetation attracts travel enthusiasts throughout the year.
13. Rose Valley Amusement Park, Agartala
The location of Rose Valley Amusement Park, Agartala is Amtali, Madhuban which is very nearer to the Agartala. With myriads of amusements and entertainments, this park allures millions of globetrotters in all seasons. To complete the total trip to Tripura this park must be visited.
Rose Valley Amusement Park, located at Amatli, Madhuban, Agartala which is very close to Agartala. With lots and lots of entertainment and amusement, this park attracts millions of globetrotters in all seasons. A trip to this place is a must!
How to reach Tripura by Air, Train, and Road
By Air: Tripura’s main airport is Agartala Airport. There is a direct flight from Kolkata, Guwahati, and Silchar to reach Agartala, Tripura’s capital. In the state, there are three more airports in Khowai, Kamalpur, and Kailashahar.
By Train: Tripura’s main railway station is Agartala, Kumarghat, and Dharumnagar. Agartala Lumding Express and Agartala Silchar Passenger are well-maintained with Assam.
By Road: Tripura is connected well to National Highway No. 44 through Guwahati (Assam). The capital, Agartala, is 560 km away from Guwahati, and takes 12 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) To reach.
Where to Stay in Tripura
Different types of hotels and tourist lodge are available in Tripura. We have listed some government Tourist lodges and private luxury and budget hotels below:
Govt. Tourist Lodge:
- Gunabati Tourist Lodge: Matabari, Udaipur
- Sagar Mahal Tourist Lodge: Melaghar, Sonamura
- Uttarayan Pantha Niwas: Kumarghat, Near Railway Station
- Eden Tourist Lodge: Vanghmun, Jampui Hill
Private Hotel :
- Hotel Amber: Sukantala Road, Agartala
- Hotel Ginger: Lichubagan, Agartala
- Hotel Somraj Regency: Swasti Bazar, Agartala
- Hotel Welcome Palace: Basak Road, Agartala